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BANFFSHIRE SURNAME LIST

Last update: 20 February 2006 Site maintainance: Scott Wilson

Submission Guidelines

This list is for Surnames ONLY, please do not include Given / Christian names. Adherence to these guidelines means less work in editing the submissions. Thank you. Please look at examples below and include information for each 'field'.

Parishes

Please see this page for a list of Banffshire parishes.

County divisions

County divisions within Scotland have changed over the years, particularly since 1975, and you may want to consult this page to review these changes.

Submissions

Send to: Scott Wilson

Subject line: BAN Surname List

Surname: close alternate spellings can be included as below

  • Barclay
  • Mc(ac)Pherson
  • Ria(o)ch

Dates: ranges, cut-offs or 'all dates'

  • 1800-1850
  • circa 1850
  • pre 1800
  • post 1740
  • all dates 

Area of interest: please make every attempt to clarify whether a 'place name' is a village, town or a parish. Sometimes they are one and the same... sometimes not.

  • Alvah
  • Alvah / Forglen / Turriff   [indicates multiple parishes of interest]
  • Raecloch Farm, Turriff   [indicates a specific location (farm or village) in the parish]
  • ABD > BAN   [indicates immigration into Banffshire]
  • Ordiquhill > ABD   [indicates emigration from a Banffshire parish]
  • Marnoch > Keith   [indicates migration between Banffshire parishes]
  • BAN > BC, CAN   [indicates emigration out of the county]
  • all places   [in the county of Banffshire]

Country, County, State codes: links available at RootsWeb Helpdesk

  • Please use Chapman codes for Scottish and UK counties
  • Please use the three letter ISO codes for all other countries
  • Please use two letter postal codes for US states
  • Please use two letter postal codes for Canadian provinces and territories

Submitter information:

  • Please include the e-mail address at which you wish to be contacted